Results 141–160 of 701 for speaker:Lord Black of Brentwood

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Rwanda: LGBT People (28 Apr 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of LGBT+ rights in Rwanda.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Rwanda: Press Freedom (28 Apr 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the state of media freedom in Rwanda.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Music: Vocational Education (22 Mar 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the final number of entries to Music VTQs for Level (1) 1, (2) 2, and (3) 3, in each of the past three academic years for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: USA: Unidentified Flying Objects ( 8 Mar 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to request access to the classified version of the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Assessment, dated 25 June 2021, from the Office of the Direction of National Intelligence in the United States of America.

Health and Care Bill - Report (3rd Day) (Continued): Amendment 151A ( 7 Mar 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: My Lords, I am very grateful to my noble friend the Minister for the comments she made, but I am afraid I am wholly unconvinced by them. I do not think she has understood the point made by so many in passionate speeches that action is needed this day, not at some future point. The regulation of the platforms is an issue of principle on which this House should be proud to take a decisive...

Health and Care Bill - Report (3rd Day) (Continued): Amendment 148 ( 7 Mar 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: My Lords, I am speaking to Amendment 151A in my name and to four other consequential amendments which relate to the responsibility of online platforms for enforcing the ban on HFSS advertising. The amendments have been signed by the noble Baroness, Lady Merron, the noble Lord, Lord Clement-Jones and the noble Viscount, Lord Colville of Culross, a cross-party group which underlines how...

Music Education in State Schools - Question ( 2 Mar 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support music education in state schools.

Music Education in State Schools - Question ( 2 Mar 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: I beg leave to ask the Question standing in my name on the Order Paper. I declare interests as chairman of the Royal College of Music and a governor of Brentwood School.

Music Education in State Schools - Question ( 2 Mar 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: My Lords, I thank my noble friend for that Answer. The sad, blunt truth is that music education in state schools is on life support. The number of pupils taking A-level music is down by a third since 2014—sadly, often because it is simply not available as a subject. GCSE applicants have come down by 17% over the same period and 29% of state schools have seen a reduction in the number of...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Accidents (11 Feb 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many pedestrians have been killed by dangerous riding by cyclists in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Road Traffic Offences ( 7 Feb 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to introduce legislation to make causing death by dangerous cycling a criminal offence.

Health and Care Bill - Committee (8th Day): Amendment 244 ( 4 Feb 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: My Lords, I will speak to Amendment 245, tabled by my noble friend Lord Vaizey, and to others in this group to which I have added my name. I declare my interests as a director of the Advertising Standards Board of Finance and deputy chairman of the Telegraph Media Group, and note my other interests in the register. I am also a vice-chairman of the ITV APPG. This does not need repeating: I...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Blood: Donors (31 Jan 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many new donors who identify as MSM (men who have sex with men) have (1) registered to donate, or (2) donated, blood since the introduction of the current individualised risk-based policy of blood donation.

Health and Care Bill - Committee (4th Day): Amendment 50 (20 Jan 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: My Lords, even by the standards of your Lordships’ House, this has been an exceptional debate. The noble Baroness, Lady Pitkeathley, said that this is a really important set of amendments which go right to the heart of the Bill. They cover a remarkable range of issues. I, for one, am profoundly grateful to all the speakers who have taken part. I think we all have some sympathy for my noble...

Health and Care Bill - Committee (4th Day): Amendment 50 (20 Jan 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: My Lords, Amendment 50 is supported by the noble Lords, Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and Lord Rennard, and the noble Baroness, Lady Masham, underlining the cross-party interest in and support for this vital issue. I am grateful to them. I note my interest as co-chairman of the APPG on Osteoporosis and Bone Health. I also support Amendment 101B in this group, on mental health, and much look...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Adrenaline: Medical Equipment (13 Jan 2022)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by the Commission on Human Medicines Public Assessment Report: Recommendations to support the effective and safe use of adrenaline auto-injectors, published on 11 November; and what steps they will take in response.

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Buildings: Insurance (31 Dec 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to request property developers to reimburse leaseholders for any increase in buildings insurance premiums as a result of developers' failures to meet the necessary building and fire safety regulations.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Human Rights: Freedom of Expression (29 Dec 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will review the (1) operation, and (2) effectiveness, of section 12 of the Human Rights Act 1998 relating to freedom of expression.

Smuggling: Kittens and Puppies - Question ( 7 Dec 2021)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to prevent the smuggling of kittens and puppies into the United Kingdom.


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